we’re redesigning our work perks to make Arkade an even better place to work!

Stay tuned for more information on what makes working at Arkade a great move to fast track your career in designing and building smart and effective customer experience solutions!

Can’t wait and think you’ve got the skills we need? Send us your details using the apply now button below and we’ll keep your details handy for when we’re next hiring for our team of experts.



We’re on the hunt for an experienced Front End Developer with Back End capability, to help us bring CX solutions and initiatives to life for our clients. In this role, you’ll get to work across the full customer experience stack from backend solutions through to customer facing initiatives with some of Australia’s top retailers.

You will work closely with talented CX strategists, designers and developers, shaping new and innovative ideas into meaningful platforms. You will mentor and collaborate with other developers, and love taking a role in ensuring the robustness and sophistication of the delivered initiative.

Key Selection Criteria

Core Skills and Experience

  • Coding in PHP using the Laravel Framework

  • Front end experience with JS Frameworks (preferably React or Vue)

  • AWS especially RDS, S3, SQS, EB, EC2

Front End

  • JavaScript/ES6

  • Vue JS

  • React Native/Mobile Development

  • Shopify (Liquid)

  • JS Tooling Webpack/Yarn/NPM/Gulp

  • Ajax Libraries such as Fetch/Axios/Sagas/Thunk

  • UX Insights, GA, FullStory, HotJar

Services and Backend (in order of importance)

  • Node.js

  • PHP 7 & Laravel

  • Unit Testing

  • Building and interacting with RESTful APIs

  • MySql, Postgres

  • Shopify, SendGrid, Mailgun, Sparkpost, Mailchimp, Responsys, Campaign Monitor

  • Auth0

  • Zendesk, Zapier


  • CI/CD

  • GIT 

  • AWS & GCP

  • Docker & Kubernetes

  • SQS, Queues, Redis, Workers, Caching


  • Strong communication skills

  • Good understanding and knowledge of UX and Customer Experience 

  • Continuous Integration/CI

  • AWS/Google Cloud

  • Git/GitFlow and Pull Requests

  • Unit Testing/Testing Automation

  • Trello, Google Suite

As well as getting to work on exciting CX integrations for some of the nation’s top retail brands, Arkadians also enjoy perks such as:

  • Team lunches and outings (on us)

  • Fully stocked breakfast/snack kitchen and beer/drinks fridge

  • Personal training/upskill budget: Google certifications.

  • A team invested in your personal and professional development 

  • A friendly, fun and motivated working environment 

  • A good work-life balance

  • Communal lounge, meeting and eating areas 

  • 4 x RDO’s a year on top of standard leave requirements 

  • UberEats Random delivery every friday Afternoon 

  • Bike racks, lockers and showers 

  • Flexible working hours and locations

  • Back up testing team

  • Located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD retail district - 3 minutes walk from Melb Central station 

  • Coffee, food and retail choices

  • Latest Macbook Pro and flexible workspaces (desk, couch, stand-up, breakout rooms etc)

  • Time off to attend funded industry events such as Laracon, Google conference, etc. 

Sounds like you? Click the apply now button below and chat soon!

Our Values


Everyone belongs, within our team but also our clients, our partners and our contractors.

On Board

A common goal and purpose with no passengers. We get the job done consistently with a sense of intensity and tenacity.


Identify opportunities, keep learning, pursue new experiences and knowledge, find ways to improve our products and services, and the experiences of our clients and their customers.


Having an ownership mentality of everything we do. We own our ability to make decisions and the decisions we make, the work we produce and the way we act.


We care about everything we design and build, even our clever compromises. We’re proud of every experience our clients and their customers have,


We have our way of doing things. While always evolving to improve and adapt to change